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matt o 05-25-2012 09:53 AM

Re: Redfish Fly Patterns?
 
I have a whole lot of clousers ready to go in sizes 4 and 1. All in chartreuse and white.

Also tied up the fools gold crab, I will get some shots up in a bit of it. It was a little harder to tie than I was expecting since I am still very new to this.

fishindave 06-22-2012 01:38 AM

Re: Redfish Fly Patterns?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by BigCliff (Post 454168)
Its a solid producer for sure.

I like to add a head like a Borski slider so it pushes a bit more water-

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-...49779624_n.jpg

X2....This is probably the most important thing while fishing the dark stuff...And I also like the darker colors, purple/black as they seem to show up better against the flat lit brown colored water.

Just my .02 ;)

lthrnk03 01-13-2013 07:41 AM

Re: Redfish Fly Patterns?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by riverbilly (Post 453662)
Even though I'm just two hours away from some good redfishing I haven't done the salt with the flyrod yet. Hoping to remedy that soon though.

On the Texas coast there's a fly I've seen talked about a lot called "Redfish Crack". I'm not sure if I'm supposed to add an external link here on the board so use you favorite search engine and it should pop up. I've seen a spoon fly with the same name but that's not it. Looks like this, but I've seen lots of different variations.
Matter of fact, my state kayak fishing fourm just finished a swap of them.
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/...fishcrack2.jpg
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/...fishcrack1.jpg


Seen photos of lots of big reds with this fly in it's mouth.
I have a link to a SBS I can send you.

Another productive pattern I've seen is a crab fly.
Hope that helps.

I gave tying this fly a whirl last night, everything seems pretty straight forward except how you tie in the EP fibers. Anyone have any suggestions??

Thanks

-Ian

hightide 02-03-2013 07:17 AM

Re: Redfish Fly Patterns?
 
The EP fibers that we use are in a dubbing brush that Enrico sells. You just attach the brush with a few wraps, make a couple of wraps, tie the brush at the end of your wraps, brush the fibers back and you are done.


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